How to Apply for Your Share of Facebook’s $725 Million Data Privacy Settlement

Facebook has reached a $725 million settlement related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and now any Facebook user who had an active account at any point between May 2007 and December can apply for a share of the settlement. The lawsuit accused Facebook of allowing Cambridge Analytica and other third parties to access private user information and misleading users about its privacy practices.

TikTok faces increasing government scrutiny and bans around the world

TikTok has faced bans in multiple countries, including the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, and New Zealand. The reasons for these bans vary, but they all reflect concerns about TikTok’s links to China through its parent company, ByteDance, and the possibility that the Chinese government could pressure the company to hand over users’ personal information.

YouTube to Remove “Overlay Ads” to Improve Viewer Experience and Benefit Creators, Starting April 6, 2023

YouTube, the popular video streaming platform owned by Google, has announced that it will remove the “Overlay ads” ad format from its platform starting from April 6, 2023. The move is in response to feedback from viewers who find these ads disruptive, and it is also expected to benefit YouTube creators.